In Summary

  • The county official was released on bond and ordered to report to Kyuso CID office on Friday.

A Kitui County executive committee member was on Monday attacked by voters over allegations of vote buying.

It is alleged that Mr Gitonga Nkuda was caught doling out money in exchange of identity cards and trying to influence how the residents of Tharaka in Mwingi North constituency vote.

ARREST

Mr Nkuda had sustained serious head injuries before members of public handed him over to police officers, who took him to Katse police station for questioning.

Tharaka Chief Maluki confirmed the incident, saying the matter is being investigated by police.

Mr Maluki added that the county official was released on bond and ordered to report to Kyuso CID office on Friday.

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